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Jane Mayer offers a perspective on the troubling losses in the field of investigative reporting. Investigative reporting, which is a slow, expensive undertaking, has become a "luxury item" for many outlets.

David Schimke stresses the role of the trained citizen journalist
in shaping coverage--and how mainstream reporters should learn to stray beyond the press conference model of news.

Mark Luckie argues that interaction will be key for future business models in media--involving what the user thinks not only in choosing your story, but in packaging the story.

Are universities the last hope for a home for quality journalism?

To save news media, stop blaming the Internet and start thinking about how subsidies could revive a public good.

Ana Marie Cox reflects on her experiences during the 2008 presidential election and suggests that we might see an influx of reporters that are hired by specific candidates to do opposition research and reporting.

TNR's more significant sin is to weaken the bond between Israel and liberal American Jews--which is to say, most of them.

Nick Penniman, executive director of the Huffington Post Investigative Fund talks about the impending chaotic media landscape.

The Nation's John Nichols offers his view on where the media is heading, and how the changes in journalism will impact political reporting

Why do we need newspapers? They help make humans of us.

Blogs

Appearing on Democracy Now! Monday morning, Lee Fang discussed "Who's Paying the Pro-War Pundits?"—his latest for The Nation.

September 15, 2014

The word “homeland,” he says, will “get us further into wars."

September 12, 2014

Eric on "The Beatles in Mono" and Reed on how the emphasis on optics skews our democratic priorities.

September 11, 2014

Here at home, those charged with protecting our press freedom are endangering it instead. 

August 27, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on David Gregory's departure from Meet the Press. 

August 20, 2014

The First Amendment is under assault. Americans must preserve “the freedom that allows us to verify the existence of all other freedoms.”

August 18, 2014

Eric on the latest books and CD's and Reed on media coverage of Ferguson, Missouri. 

August 14, 2014

Did the massive media conglomerates that gobbled up almost all of the country’s dailies really have the public’s best interests at heart?

August 12, 2014

Jobs that demand constant social media interaction create different burdens for men and women.

August 12, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on electronic surveillance. 

August 5, 2014